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Isaiah 48:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— (for they call themselves of the holy city, and stay themselves upon the God of Israel; Jehovah of hosts is his name):
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For they call themselves of the holy city, and stay themselves upon the God of Israel; The LORD of hosts [is] his name.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “For they call themselves after the holy city And lean on the God of Israel; The LORD of hosts is His name.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For they call themselves of the holy city, and stay themselves upon the God of Israel; The LORD of hosts [is] his name.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For they are named after the holy city, and stay themselves upon the God of Israel: Jehovah of hosts is his name.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For, of the holy city, do they call themselves, And, on the God of Israel, do they stay themselves,—Yahweh of hosts, is his name.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For from the Holy City they have been called, And on the God of Israel been supported, Jehovah of Hosts [is] His name.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— For they are called of the holy city, and are established upon the God of Israel: the Lord of hosts is his name.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For they call themselues of the holy city, and stay themselues vpon the God of Israel, the LORD of hostes [is] his Name.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— maintaining also the name of the holy city, and staying themselves on the God of Israel: the Lord of hosts is his name. The former things I have already declared;
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For they call themselves of the holy city, and stay themselves upon the Elohim of Yisrael; Yahweh Tzevaoth [is] his name.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
they call y7121
[7121] Standard
קָרָא
qara'
{kaw-raw'}
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (that is, properly address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications).
z8738
<8738> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 1429
themselves x7121
(7121) Complement
קָרָא
qara'
{kaw-raw'}
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (that is, properly address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications).
of the holy 6944
{6944} Prime
קֹדֶשׁ
qodesh
{ko'-desh}
From H6942; a sacred place or thing; rarely abstractly sanctity.
city, 5892
{5892} Prime
עִיר
`iyr
{eer}
From H5782 a city (a place guarded by waking or a watch) in the widest sense (even of a mere encampment or post).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
and stay y5564
[5564] Standard
סָמַךְ
camak
{saw-mak'}
A primitive root; to prop (literally or figuratively); reflexively to lean upon or take hold of (in a favorable or unfavorable sense).
z8738
<8738> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 1429
themselves x5564
(5564) Complement
סָמַךְ
camak
{saw-mak'}
A primitive root; to prop (literally or figuratively); reflexively to lean upon or take hold of (in a favorable or unfavorable sense).
upon x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
the lhm אֱלֹהִים 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
of Yi$rl יִשׂרָאֵל; 3478
{3478} Prime
יִשְׂרָאֵל
Yisra'el
{yis-raw-ale'}
From H8280 and H0410; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity.
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
Xv צְבָאוֹת 6635
{6635} Prime
צָבָא
tsaba'
{tsaw-baw'}
From H6633; a mass of persons (or figurative things), especially regularly organized for war (an army); by implication a campaign, literally or figuratively (specifically hardship, worship).
[is] his name. 8034
{8034} Prime
שֵׁם
shem
{shame}
A primitive word (perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064); an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Isaiah 48:2

_ _ For — Ye deserve these reproofs; “for” ye call yourselves citizens of “the holy city” (Isaiah 52:1), but not in truth (Isaiah 48:1; Nehemiah 11:1; Daniel 9:24); so the inscription on their coins of the time of the Maccabees. “Jerusalem the Holy.”

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Isaiah 48:1-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Isaiah 48:2

Though — They glory that they are citizens of Jerusalem, a city sanctified by God, to be the place of his true worship, and gracious presence. And stay — Not by a true faith, but a vain confidence.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Isaiah 48:2

For they call themselves of the holy city, and stay themselves (c) upon the God of Israel; The LORD of hosts [is] his name.

(c) They make a show, as though they would have no other God.

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they call:

Isaiah 52:1 Awake, awake; put on thy strength, O Zion; put on thy beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city: for henceforth there shall no more come into thee the uncircumcised and the unclean.
Isaiah 64:10-11 Thy holy cities are a wilderness, Zion is a wilderness, Jerusalem a desolation. ... Our holy and our beautiful house, where our fathers praised thee, is burned up with fire: and all our pleasant things are laid waste.
Nehemiah 11:1 And the rulers of the people dwelt at Jerusalem: the rest of the people also cast lots, to bring one of ten to dwell in Jerusalem the holy city, and nine parts [to dwell] in [other] cities.
Nehemiah 11:18 All the Levites in the holy city [were] two hundred fourscore and four.
Psalms 48:1 [[A Song [and] Psalm for the sons of Korah.]] Great [is] the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, [in] the mountain of his holiness.
Psalms 87:3 Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God. Selah.
Daniel 9:24 Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most Holy.
Matthew 4:5 Then the devil taketh him up into the holy city, and setteth him on a pinnacle of the temple,
Matthew 27:53 And came out of the graves after his resurrection, and went into the holy city, and appeared unto many.
Revelation 11:2 But the court which is without the temple leave out, and measure it not; for it is given unto the Gentiles: and the holy city shall they tread under foot forty [and] two months.
Revelation 21:2 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.
Revelation 22:19 And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and [from] the things which are written in this book.

and stay:

Isaiah 10:20 And it shall come to pass in that day, [that] the remnant of Israel, and such as are escaped of the house of Jacob, shall no more again stay upon him that smote them; but shall stay upon the LORD, the Holy One of Israel, in truth.
Judges 17:13 Then said Micah, Now know I that the LORD will do me good, seeing I have a Levite to [my] priest.
1 Samuel 4:3-5 And when the people were come into the camp, the elders of Israel said, Wherefore hath the LORD smitten us to day before the Philistines? Let us fetch the ark of the covenant of the LORD out of Shiloh unto us, that, when it cometh among us, it may save us out of the hand of our enemies. ... And when the ark of the covenant of the LORD came into the camp, all Israel shouted with a great shout, so that the earth rang again.
Jeremiah 7:4-11 Trust ye not in lying words, saying, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, [are] these. ... Is this house, which is called by my name, become a den of robbers in your eyes? Behold, even I have seen [it], saith the LORD.
Jeremiah 21:2 Enquire, I pray thee, of the LORD for us; for Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon maketh war against us; if so be that the LORD will deal with us according to all his wondrous works, that he may go up from us.
Micah 3:11 The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet will they lean upon the LORD, and say, [Is] not the LORD among us? none evil can come upon us.
John 8:40-41 But now ye seek to kill me, a man that hath told you the truth, which I have heard of God: this did not Abraham. ... Ye do the deeds of your father. Then said they to him, We be not born of fornication; we have one Father, [even] God.
Romans 2:17 Behold, thou art called a Jew, and restest in the law, and makest thy boast of God,

The LORD[YHWH]:

Isaiah 47:4 [As for] our redeemer, the LORD of hosts [is] his name, the Holy One of Israel.
Isaiah 51:13 And forgettest the LORD thy maker, that hath stretched forth the heavens, and laid the foundations of the earth; and hast feared continually every day because of the fury of the oppressor, as if he were ready to destroy? and where [is] the fury of the oppressor?
Jeremiah 10:16 The portion of Jacob [is] not like them: for he [is] the former of all [things]; and Israel [is] the rod of his inheritance: The LORD of hosts [is] his name.
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Jg 17:13. 1S 4:3. Ne 11:1, 18. Ps 48:1; 87:3. Is 10:20; 47:4; 51:13; 52:1; 64:10. Jr 7:4; 10:16; 21:2. Dn 9:24. Mi 3:11. Mt 4:5; 27:53. Jn 8:40. Ro 2:17. Rv 11:2; 21:2; 22:19.

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